According to foreign media reports, in electric vehicles, batteries are very important. CATL, which started earlier, is currently the world’s largest supplier. It has a considerable share in the globalmarket and is the main supplier of many electric vehicle manufacturers .
However, judging from the latest reports from foreign media, XPeng, which has just launched the ultra-fast charging all-smart electric SUV G9, has already made diversified arrangements for their, and CATL is no longer the largest supplier.
According to the news revealed by Gu Hongdi, vice chairman and president of XPeng, in the interview, foreign media reported that CATL is no longer XPeng’s main battery supplier.
According to foreign media reports, Gu Hongdi revealed in an online interview that they have made diversified arrangements for battery suppliers, and CATL is no longer their largest supplier of raw materials.
Foreign media mentioned in the report that Gu Hongdi also revealed in the interview that they are cooperating with a number of high-quality battery suppliers, such asand .
However, in the interview, Gu Hongdi did not disclose which is their largest battery supplier at present, nor the reason for their diversified arrangement.
Foreign media said in the report that XPeng will diversify battery suppliers, and there are many possibilities. The first is battery supply. Although batteries have been mass-produced, the production capacity of battery manufacturers has been unable to meet the continuous growth of the electric vehicle field. Demand, supplier diversification, can avoid supply shortages from a single supplier and cause production to be affected.
In addition, the charging speed is also an influencing factor for car manufacturers to consider battery suppliers, and it is also an important influencing factor for consumers to buy electric vehicles. Foreign media mentioned in the newspaper report that XPeng chose sunwoda to supply batteries for their newly launched G9 because it can charge the battery to 80% in 15 minutes.
Article source: TechWeb